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2nd Annual Erlanger Heart & Lung Institute Southeastern Symposium on Cardia...

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The 2nd Annual Southeastern Symposium on Cardiac Innovation presented by the Erlanger Heart & Lung Institute

Open to all physicians, nurses and medical professionals, this CME & CNE certified event offers an in-depth look at what's new and what's next in cardiac care, presented by some of the nation's top physicians, surgeons and healthcare futurists.


Guest Speakers include:

Daniel Kraft, MD

Singularity University

Topic: The Future of Health & Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us?

Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator. With over 25 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation, Kraft has served as Faculty Chair for Medicine & Neuroscience at Singularity University since SU's inception, and founded and is chair of Exponential Medicine a program that explores convergent, rapidly developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare.


Harish Manyam, MD

Erlanger Heart & Lung Institute

Topic: Advances in Electrophysiology

William Gray, MD

System Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Lankenau Heart Institute

Topic: Cardiology's Role in Peripheral Arterial Disease

Dr Gray is an interventional cardiologist and nationally recognized leader in endovascular and structural cardiac medicine. Dr. Gray has served in cardiovascular leadership roles for nearly 20 years, prior to his role at Lankenau Heart Institute he served as Director of Endovascular Services at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, and from 1999 to 2005 as Director of Endovascular Services at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. In addition to his leadership positions, Dr. Gray has been instrumental in growing the field of endovascular medicine through clinical training program development and oversight. He started the endovascular fellowship program at Swedish Medical Center in 2002 and served as its director for three years. He then launched and directed the endovascular fellowship program in the Cardiology Division of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he served as an Associate Professor of Medicine. During his tenure at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Gray’s clinical practice encompassed the full range of catheter-based coronary, structural and vascular diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, including repair of structural heart defects, aneurysm management and head-to-toe arterial and venous interventions. In addition to directing endovascular services, Dr. Gray ran the mitral valve repair program, was active in the left atrial appendage closure program, and started an interdisciplinary program for management of pulmonary embolism.


Jeffrey Poynter, MD

Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute

Topic: Screening for Aortic Disease: Who, When and Why


Patrick Stevens, MD

Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute

Topic: The Evolving Role of Cardio-Oncology

Cara Agerstrand, MD

Director of Medical ECMO Program, Columbia University Medical Center

Topic: Utilizing EMCO - Who Benefits?

Dr. Agerstrand is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. She received her MD at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and completed both her residency in Internal Medicine and her fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Agerstrand is committed to providing outstanding care to patients with critical illness and pulmonary disease. She has research and clinical interests in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), extracorporeal CO2removal, critical care outcomes, and the pulmonary effects of air pollution.

Chippy Nalluri, MD

Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Topic: Can We Prevent Heart Disease?

Dr. Nalluri completed her cardiology fellowship at Case Western Reserve University. She is specifically trained in all aspects of non-invasive cardiology including three-dimensional echocardiography and CTA imaging. Dr. Nalluri is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Diseases and Nuclear Cardiology. She manages all cardiovascular diseases, but has a passion for managing the unique problems of women with heart disease.

Rebecca Hahn, MD

Director of Interventional Echocardiography, Columbia University Medical Center

Topic: Advances in Cardiac Imaging

Dr. Hahn is the Director of Interventional Echocardiography New York-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Medical Center and a professor of medicine at CUMC. Dr. Hahn is Board Certified in cardiovascular disease, internal medicine, echocardiography and she specializes in cardiac ultrasound and echocardiography. Her clinical interests include valvular heart disease, adult congenital heart disease, and heart disease in pregnancy.


6.5 CME/AMA Credits Provided


AMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: The UTCOM will issue Certificates of Attendance to non-physicians for attending this activity and designates it for a maximum of .65 CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the UTCOM and Erlanger Heart & Lung Institute. The UTCOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Westin Chattanooga has a special rate for attendees. For more information please contact the Westin at 423-531-4653.


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